• Handbook of Dialysis

    Handbook of Dialysis, 5e

    John T. Daugirdas

    The revised, updated Fourth Edition of this popular handbook provides practical, accessible information on all aspects of dialysis, with emphasis on day-to-day management of patients. Chapters provide complete coverage of hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, special problems in dialysis patients, and problems pertaining to various organ systems.

    This edition reflects the latest guidelines of the National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) on hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis adequacy and on nutrition. New chapters cover chronic kidney disease management in predialysis patients, frequent daily or nocturnal hemodialysis, and hemodiafiltration. Chapters on venous and arteriovenous access have been completely revised. Each chapter provides references to relevant Web sites.

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  • Handbook of Nephrology

    Handbook of Nephrology

    David J. Leehey, Irfan Moinuddin
    The Handbook of Nephrology offers an analytical yet understandable overview of nephrology — with an emphasis on principles and pathophysiology. Written in a clear, outline format, this handbook provides learning strategies and content not found in other books.

    This pocket-sized book offers medical students, interns, and residents a concise introduction to the field. Primary care physicians, internists, surgeons, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants will also find this book useful.

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  • Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension

    Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension, 6e

    Christopher S. Wilcox, C. Craig Tisher

    Now in its Sixth Edition, this manual offers a concise, thorough guide for treating patients with a wide range of kidney disorders and hypertension. It features brief, focused chapters with abundant tables and algorithms. Coverage includes practical information on renal transplant and dialysis, the main classes of drugs used for hypertension and renal protection, and how to prescribe for patients with renal diseases. Chapters are all written by clinicians with extensive experience in managing the disorders. This completely updated edition includes new medications, new imaging modalities such as MR angiography, current terminology, and up-to-date information on diabetic kidney disorders.

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  • Handbook of Chronic Kidney Disease Management

    Handbook of Chronic Kidney Disease Management

    John T. Daugirdas

    Discover clear, concise guidance in the management of patients with mild to moderate chronic kidney disease (CKD). The Handbook of Chronic Kidney Disease Management reflects a recent change in management focus—from one purely of dialysis and transplantation to an integrated approach that address the cardiovascular, endocrinologic, and other facets of CKD.

     The text incorporates the expertise of cardiologists, endocrinologists, general internists, and nephrologists from the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia to provide a broader and more textured view of CKD management. The handbook’s practical focus even addresses the realities of U.S. insurance reimbursement practices.

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  • Handbook of Kidney Transplantation

    Handbook of Kidney Transplantation, 6e

    Gabriel M. Danovitch

    This popular handbook is a practical guide for physicians, surgeons, nurses, and other professionals who manage kidney transplant patients. It is concise, readable, and well-illustrated. Chapters outline the major concerns surrounding renal transplantation and the most successful approaches to problems arising in short-term and long-term patient care. Chapter topics include immunobiology and immunosuppression, as well as chapters on surgery, histocompatibility, and the first three months post-transplant surgery.

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  • Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney

    Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney, 6e

    William E. Mitch, T. Alp Ikizler

    Thoroughly revised and updated for its Sixth Edition, this handbook is a practical, easily accessible guide to nutritional management of patients with acute and chronic renal diseases. Leading international experts present state-of-the-art information on these patients' nutritional requirements and offer dietary recommendations, with menus and lists of supplements to enhance patient compliance. Numerous tables and figures enable readers to find essential information quickly. This edition includes new chapters on the dietary approach to treating patients with kidney stones and hypertension, as well as on obesity and physical activity as they relate to patients with kidney disease.

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  • The Kidney Anatomical Chart

    The Kidney Anatomical Chart

    Anatomical Chart Company

  • Lippincott Illustrated Reviews: Integrated Systems

    Lippincott Illustrated Reviews: Integrated Systems, 1e

    Sandra K. Leeper-Woodford, Linda R. Adkison
    Lippincott Illustrated Reviews: Integrated Systems uses the first-and-best Lippincott Illustrated Reviews format to integrate the most important topics in pathology, biochemistry, anatomy, embryology, genetics, histology, pharmacology, physiology, microbiology, immunology, and neuroscience and their role in each of eight human systems. Lippincott Illustrated Reviews features clear, effective writing and hundreds of illustrations for ideal rapid review and the assimilation of complex information. Clear, sequential images present mechanisms of action and focus on showing rather than telling students how drugs work. Lippincott Illustrated Reviews captures the vitality and interactive nature of the classroom experience in book format.  Lippincott Illustrated Reviews features an easy-to-read format, supported with eye-catching illustrations comprising a lively and interesting mix of colorful art, photographs, and concept maps. 
    -        Each chapter ends with student-favorite study questions and answer explanations
    -        Hundreds of full-color illustrations visually explain complex processes!
    -        Outline format ideal for concise review and foundational learning
     
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  • Manual de diálisis

    Manual de diálisis, 5e

    John T. Daugirdas, Peter G. Blake, Todd S. Ing
    Manual que aborda la fisiología de la terapia de sustitución de la función renal, y que examina las bases fisiológicas del tratamiento y la fisiopatología de las enfermedades más relevantes que afectan al riñón. Cubre por completo el espectro de conocimientos sobre esta modalidad, cada vez más frecuente, de tratamiento.
    La obra cubre los dos tipos básicos de sustitución de la función renal: la extracorpórea sobre el tejido hemático y aquella que emplea membranas serosas para el ultrafiltrado plasmático. En ambas se incide sobre la fisiología del recambio, la infraestructura necesaria para su realización y sus complicaciones y tratamientos coadyuvantyes. La última sección cubre situaciones clínicas frecuentes y comunes en ambas modalidades de tratamiento.
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  • Manual de nefrología

    Manual de nefrología, 8e

    Robert W Schrier
    Manual centrado en los aspectos clínicos prácticos del diagnóstico y el tratamiento de los pacientes con trastornos electrolítico y acidobásico, infecciones en las vías urinarias, cálculos renales, glomerulonefritis y vasculitis, insuficiencia renal aguda o crónica, hipertensión, hipertensión y nefropatía en el embarazo, y dosificación de fármacos en pacientes con disfunción renal.
    La 8 ª edición recién actualizada de este bestseller continúa una tradición de 20 años. Para cada problema renal común se incluyen causas, síntomas, tratamientos y complicaciones.

    CARACTERÍSTICAS CLAVE
     
    -Como siempre, se destacan convenientemente en negrita los términos clave para facilitar la búsqueda rápida de los temas de interés.
    -Capítulos específicos sobre diálisis y trasplante de riñón.
    -Formato esquemático para una referencia rápida y fácil.
    -Directrices prácticas para la dosificación de fármacos en pacientes con insuficiencia renal, con recomendaciones específicas sobre más de 500 medicamentos.
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  • Manual of Nephrology

    Manual of Nephrology, 8e

    Robert W. Schrier
    The newly updated 8th edition of this bestseller continues a 20-year tradition, with expert scientific research and clinical recommendations on the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic kidney disease. This comprehensive reference offers you solid, practical guidance on common renal problems—causes, symptoms, treatments and complications. Explore the free sample chapter now!
     
    Features:
    • Topics covered include: electrolyte and acid-base disorders, UTI’s, kidney stones, glomerulonephritis and vasculitis, acute or chronic renal failure, hypertension, and renal disease in pregnancy and diabetes
    • NEW content on kidney disease in diabetes.
    • Time-saving outline format for easy quick-reference
    • Practical guidelines on drug dosing in patients with impaired kidney function, with specific recommendations on more than 500 drugs
    Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:
    • Complete content with enhanced navigation
    • A powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
    • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
    • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
    • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
    • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future
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  • Manual Washington de especialidades clínicas. Nefrología

    Manual Washington de especialidades clínicas. Nefrología, 3e

    Steven Cheng, Anitha Vijayan
    • El objetivo del texto es responder a las necesidades del clínico en formación o en ejercicio, en el punto de atención al paciente, proporcionando la mejor atención posible.
    • Describe como realizar la historia clínica al paciente, cómo presenatr los resultados de las pruebas realizadas, qué pruebas ordenar, cómo completar la exploración y cómo establecer un plan de tratamiento eficaz.
    • Actualizado completamente con los abordajes prácticos actuales de los trastornos endocrinos más frecuentes en la clínica.
    • Contenido actualizado con los últimos hallazgos en la fisiopatología y el tratamiento de los trastornos endocrinos.
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  • Nephrology and Hypertension Board Review

    Nephrology and Hypertension Board Review

    Phuong-Chi T. Pham, Phuong-Thu T. Pham

    Prepare for the nephrology boards with confidence! This comprehensive review book proportionally covers all topics listed in the American Board of Internal Medicine blueprint for the Nephrology Board, preparing you for success on the certification and recertification exam. The only review book of its kind, Nephrology and Hypertension Board Review features a concise outline format, line drawings, and tables that promote high-yield studying and effective retention of complex material. It’s a must-have resource for mastering the wide knowledge base needed for nephrology board prep and clinical practice.
     

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  • Nephrology Rounds

    Nephrology Rounds, 1e

    David J. Leehey

    How should changes in plasma creatinine be interpreted?
    What is a fractional excretion, and how does measuring it help in clinical practice?
    Is it helpful to diagnose a triple acid-base disturbance, or is it just a mental exercise?
     
    Focusing on the areas that are particularly challenging for trainees, Dr. David Leehey presents 20 of the most perplexing and clinically relevant nephrology questions faced by medical students, residents, and nephrology fellows and attendings. His three decades of teaching experience provide real-world perspective on topics such as complex acid base disturbances, sodium concentration disorders, and the utility of urine anion and osmolal gaps. This concise title is an excellent teaching and learning tool for anyone who needs expert insight on this often-difficult subspecialty of medicine.
    • Provides accurate, concise answers to 20 of today’s most difficult questions in nephrology.
    • Pays particular attention to the principal concepts involved with each challenging nephrology question.
    • Includes questions that involve controversy in treatment, such as the use of bicarbonate to treat metabolic acidosis and phosphorus binders to treat hyperphosphatemia.
    Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:
    • Complete content with enhanced navigation  
    • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
    • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
    • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
    • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
    • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

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  • Renal and Electrolyte Disorders

    Renal and Electrolyte Disorders, 8e

    Robert W. Schrier

    For more than 40 years, this well-regarded reference has bridged the gap between basic and clinical sciences for the many disorders associated with electrolyte imbalances and kidney dysfunction. Authoritative and easy to read, the eighth edition has been thoroughly updated by experts in the field to reflect recent developments in renal pathophysiology.  Each chapter first introduces normal physiology, then covers each disorder’s clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment.  Helpful diagrams, algorithms, and tables further explain the complex concepts.
     

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  • Renal and Electrolyte Disorders

    Renal and Electrolyte Disorders, 7e

    Robert W. Schrier

    Geared to residents and fellows in nephrology, internal medicine, and other specialties, this classic text bridges the gap between basic and clinical sciences for the many disorders associated with electrolyte imbalances and kidney dysfunction. This edition has been thoroughly revised by world-renowned contributors to reflect recent developments in renal pathophysiology. Highlights include completely updated information on the role of the kidney in hypertension, afferent and efferent mechanisms of renal sodium retention, and delineation of mutation defects causing congenital nephrogenic diabetes insipidus.

    Each chapter begins with normal function and pathophysiology and quickly moves to clinical conditions and treatment. Numerous illustrations, tables, charts, and graphs make complex subjects understandable. Up-to-date references are also included.

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  • Schrier's Diseases of the Kidney

    Schrier's Diseases of the Kidney, 9e

    Robert W. Schrier, Thomas M. Coffman, Ronald J. Falk, Bruce A. Molitoris, Eric G. Neilson
    The recent advances in many aspects of kidney diseases have mandated the ninth edition of Schrier's Diseases of the Kidney. This all-encompassing work provides both clinicians and academicians with information they need to treat and study kidney disorders. Combining basic and clinical sciences, the book provides authoritative, concise, and readily accessible information. About 200 international authorities, guided by a team of five distinguished authorities in nephrology, create an invaluable resource.  Dr. Schrier, the long-time sole editor of this work, has recruited four eminent nephrologists as co-editors for this edition.

    The book is divided into eleven sections that cover: 
    • Structural, Functional Correlations in the Kidney
    • Clinical Evaluation
    • Cystic and Tubular Disorders
    • Infections of the Urinary Tract and the Kidney
    • Acute Renal Injury
    • Hypertension
    • Glomerular, Interstitial, and Vascular Renal Diseases
    • Systemic Diseases of the Kidney
    • Disorders of Electrolyte, Water, and Acid-Base
    • Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Management of End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Content has been consolidated into two volumes

    Plus, with this new edition you have FREE online access to the companion website that contains fully searchable text and an image bank so you have access to the content anytime, anywhere.
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  • Understanding Kidney Cancer Anatomical Chart

    Understanding Kidney Cancer Anatomical Chart

    Anatomical Chart Company

    Understanding Kidney Cancer  is a user friendly chart that explains the role of the kidneys and defines kidney cancer.
    Illustrations include:
    a cross-section of the kidney and adrenal gland with all structures labeled
    the kidneys and surrounding veins and arteries in the context of body

    Detailed illustrations show and describe the stages I through IV of kidney cancer
    Lists risk factors and signs and symptoms
    Describes diagnostic tests and treatments options and suggests ways to help prevent kidney cancer.

    Made in USA
    Available in the following versions:

    •   20" x 26" heavy weight paper laminated with grommets at top corners     ISBN   9780781786515
    •   20" x 26" heavy weight paper                                                                               ISBN   9780781786508 
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  • The Urinary Tract Anatomical Chart

    The Urinary Tract Anatomical Chart

    Anatomical Chart Company

  • The Washington Manual of Nephrology Subspecialty Consult

    The Washington Manual of Nephrology Subspecialty Consult, 3e

    Steven Cheng, Anitha Vijayan
    The Washington Manual of Nephrology Subspecialty Consult has been thoroughly updated and covers inpatient and outpatient management of nephrology with the same clinical practicality as the widely-popular Washington Manual™ of Medical Therapeutics. It has been written by the residents, fellows, and attending physicians of the distinguished Washington University School of Medicine and is tailored for residents performing inpatient consults, students working on an inpatient medicine service, and specialists seeking fast-access information on the management of common renal diseases. 

    Organized for quick and easy access to information, this handbook includes sections on general approaches to kidney disease, electrolyte and acid-base disorders, acute kidney injury and continuous renal replacement, causes of kidney disease, pregnancy and nephrolithiasis, and chronic kidney disease.  Appendices include dosing adjustments for antimicrobials and antiretrovirals and a listing of red flag drugs that may cause renal impairment.
    Don’t miss the other key topics in The Washington Manual™ Subspecialty Consult Series:
    ·         Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
    ·         Gastroenterology
    ·         Hematology and Oncology
    ·         Infectious Disease
    ·         Rheumatology
    The Washington Manual™ is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.
     
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